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-Lesbian Couple Sue Christian Senior Center Over Bible Based Cohabitation Policy

Friday, August 24th, 2018

BIBLE TEACHING A lesbian married couple are suing a Christian retirement center in St. Louis MO after they were turned away because of the facility’s Bible based housing policy. From the Christian Post: Seventy-two-year-old Mary Walsh and Bev Nance, 68, filed a federal lawsuit last month against the Missouri-based nondenominational nonprofit senior housing community Friendship […]

-Christian Venue’s Creative Response to Forced Hosting of Same-Sex Weddings

Saturday, March 24th, 2018

A wedding venue in New York, Liberty Ridge Farm, lost a 3 1/2 year legal battle after they declined to host a same-sex wedding. The Christian owners, who support traditional marriage, have found a creative way to discourage potential same-sex customers. They make it very clear that part of their fees and profits will be […]

-Federal Court: Magistrate Wrongly Forced to Resign for Refusing to Marry Gay Couples

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

In a monumental ‘freedom of religion’ case, a Federal Court ruled in favor of a former North Carolina magistrate who was forced to resign over refusing to marry gay couples. From the Faithwire: Law firm Becket released a statement last week claiming victory in the Myrick v. EEOC case after a federal court found that […]

-CA Judge: Forcing Bakers to Make Gay Wedding Cakes Violates Free Speech

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

A California judge has ruled in favor of a baker who was sued by the state for refusing to make a cake for a same-sex wedding. Here’s the story from the Blaze: Kern County Judge David Lampe ruled that the state could not force Cathy Miller, owner of Tastries Bakery, to bake a cake that […]

-Religion As a Predictor of Political Affiliation?

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

Here’s an article from the New York Times which indicates that religion and denominational membership are important factors in determining the political party affiliation of ministers and rabbis: …according to a new data set representing the largest compilation of American religious leaders ever assembled. Like their congregants, religious leaders have sharply divided themselves along political […]

-Supreme Court: Mississippi Law Protecting Dissenters of Gay Marriage Stands

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

The US Supreme Court has allowed a Mississippi law protecting bakers and other dissenters of same-sex marriage to stand.  Here’s the story from the Christian Post: The United States Supreme Court declined to hear appeals on two lawsuits aimed at striking down a Mississippi law that allows businesses to refuse to service same-sex weddings. In […]

-Must Public Officials Give Up Their Religious Liberty?

Saturday, December 30th, 2017

Must public officials give up their religious liberty? In past generations this question would have seemed to be ridiculous in the face of the First Amendment but over and over again those serving in public office are now being challenged to conform to secular and atheist notions of ‘Church and State’ rules of conduct that […]

-Supreme Court ‘Bake-Off’ For Religious Freedom

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

              (Supreme Court Building: Wikipedia) The Supreme Court heard arguments today in the case: Masterpiece Cakeshop Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The importance of this case for the future of religious freedom in the USA cannot be overstated. From Christianity Today: The case of a Christian baker in Colorado who refused to make a […]

-LGBT Activists Demand Christian University Change Policy on Homosexuality

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Students applying to Azuza Pacific University in California are required to read and sign an agreement to abide by the Bible based behavioral guidelines in the student handbook. Now a group of LGBT ‘student’ activists demand that the school change their policy on same-sex relationships and marriage. Also one employee is suing the school for […]

-UK: Judge Rules Against Christian Student Expelled Over Views on Gay Marriage

Friday, October 27th, 2017

A judge in the UK has ruled against a Christian student that was expelled from a university course for putting his views against same-sex marriage on social media. Here’s the story from the Christian Post: …Deputy High Court Judge Rowena Collins Rice ruled against the student, Felix Ngole, arguing that his religious freedom has not […]